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NME Awards 2017

Voting is now open for the VO5 NME Awards 2017 – see below for the categories and vote here. In association with VO5 and taking place at London’s O2 Academy…

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Oscar is set to headline this year’s Club NME NYE Ball. The singer will headline the KOKO event in north London on December 31. Black Honey and Our Girl will…

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Who: Yeah, he’s not a person. The cute electric rodent is merely symbolising something much bigger than himself (even after metamorphosis into Raichu following exposure to a Thunder Stone) Why: Pokémon Go,…

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Who: Quite posh British actress, writer, director and comedian whose show Fleabag was the surprise hit of the year for its brutally real – and really f**king funny 
– depiction…

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Who: One half of music’s ultimate power couple and arguably the world’s biggest solo artist Why: Beyoncé had an incredible year even by her own lofty standards. In February she…

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Who: Hip-hop’s 39-year-old enfant terrible Why: At the MTV VMAs in August, Kanye was given four minutes of airtime to introduce his new video for ‘Fade’. “I am Kanye West,” began…

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Who: The glue that held reality together Why: For more than 40 years, David Bowie has helped us to make sense of life. In 2016, he taught us how to face death…

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Who: Singer in the band The 1975 Why: The 1975’s credo is this: create as you consume. So if you and your fans listen to everything from post-
rock to neo-soul, it’s fine…

Who: Eleven Why: As the Eggo-loving ‘science experiment with a heart’ star of Stranger Things, Millie Bobby Brown uttered 
a mere 246 words across eight hours 
of television, but honestly,…

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Who: Star of blockbusters Suicide Squad and The Legend Of Tarzan Why: This was the year Margot Robbie capitalised on the ‘next big thing’ heat she gained from 2013’s The Wolf Of…

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Who: A man with two parallel careers: one as a sought-after TV and movie actor, the other as Riz MC, one half of unflinchingly politicised hip-hop duo Swet Shop Boys…

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Who: Ava Cadenhead, Anna Cowan, Anni Cameron, Bea Bennister and Hannah Camilleri – a gang of fierce-as- f**k teens who joined forces to eliminate sexual harassment at live music venues…

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Who: Tottenham-raised grime icon Why: Grime’s storming comeback was the big British music story of 2016, and scene veteran Skepta was the face and focal point of that resurrection. Skepta…

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Hugh Laurie has been honoured with a Hollywood Walk of Fame star. The House and The Night Manager actor picked up the 2,593 star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.…